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Software QA intern (Summer)

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Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Sunnyvale, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones.


As an intern, the Dolby U program offers impactful, project-based work experience in a collaborative, creative environment where you work side by side with industry leaders. Amplify your insatiable curiosity by implementing real-world solutions that revolutionize how people communicate and how entertainment is created, delivered, and enjoyed worldwide. For anyone seeking to gain invaluable expertise through meaningful, personal contributions, join us to design a future where technology meets entertainment!



You’ll be working on the development, implementation, test engineering and quality assurance of cutting-edge imaging/video processing algorithms, Dolby Vision and related technologies. Mentored by our experienced senior engineers, your work will contribute to our overall product and technology roadmap.



  • Perform software development, create test setups/experiments related to video playback on Windows platform.
  • Design, develop and execute test cases targeted to test a variety of cutting-edge Dolby Imaging/Video algorithms and software.
  • Test and evaluate the Dolby Vision video processing technologies and new features with respect to reliability, accuracy and usability.
  • Provide feedback on specific features and record all bugs and issues encountered during testing.
  • Maintain and enhance the test-setup including hardware, software and Test Automation environments.
  • Build tools for internal use to support software engineering best practices
  • Produce and maintain useful and usable documentation of work



  • Studies in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering with an emphasis and passion for multimedia technologies.
  • Self-motivated quick learner and team player.
  • Comfortable with fast paced scrum agile development cycle, multiple projects parallel working environment, willing to shift project priority and commitment with deliver.
  • Experience with scripting languages: Python, Perl, Batch, etc.
  • Experience with source control tools: Git, Perforce, etc.
  • Plus, to be aware of video coding standards: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, video formats, video interfaces, video test pattern generators, video bit-stream analyzers.
  • Attention to details. Excellent communication and documentation skills. Results oriented with a passion to learn new technologies.



Working towards a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field; recent grads who are within 6 months of graduation are also eligible to apply. Must be available to work full-time Monday – Friday for 6 months between May/June 2022 – December 2022.

Start dates for the internship are as follows: (*note* these dates are not flexible)

  • Monday, May 23, 2022
  • Monday, June 6, 2022
  • Monday, June 20, 2022



Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.